chellamia

Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Member since 1/22/2010

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  • 330 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 316 comments
  • 12 questions

Reviews by chellamia

Silikon for thin lips? - Clearwater, FL

The positive thing is that the results are permanent and the disadvantage is that I did not research it enough to feel confident that it is safe and because I had a guest coming for the holidays, I let the doctor talk me into it because I was anxious to look good. They said I might be happy... READ MORE

Full facelift vs Lifestyle lift

I had a facelift in 1996 and it has lasted me almost twenty years. I am currently interviewing doctor's to have it neck and cheeks redone as time presses on. A receptionist at one of my doctor's office had the Lifestyle lift five years ago and she is miserable and I can't believe she had... READ MORE

Questions from chellamia

Fraxel and Thermage Combo for Nasal and Jowls Area?

On Wednesday I made full payment on CC for this (not CO2) "Fraxel/Thermage combo for nasolabial folds and jowls area" but am concerned that it will look funny if they... READ MORE

Is Silikon Legal in Every U.S. State?

A Florida doctor did unsatisfactory silikon injections in my lips for $750. He is refusing to see me for follow up. Is silikon legal in some states and not in others? Please... READ MORE

Silikon Injection Problems Years Later?

Is there anyone who developed problems years later? Professor Peter Hutt and Tamara Tilleman,MD wrote in 2005 .." silicone became notorious for devastating results. FDA... READ MORE

Why is There So Much Controversy over Silikon 1000 for Lips?

I am interested in permanent fillers but find many doctors warn against it because of migration or other potential risks. There are a couple of doctors here from up north who... READ MORE

Any Benefits from "Neckline Slimmer"?

Does anyone think we could benefit from the "Neckline Slimmer" (as seen on TV)? I had a face lift 10 years ago but now probably from gaining and losing weight, there is some... READ MORE

Is 63 Too Old and is It Safe to Get LASIK? (photo)

Just noticed an online offer starting at $300/eye by the Lasik Eye Institute I am about to spend another $1000 for several new glasses and was looking into contact lenses for... READ MORE

Sad Face, Puffy Pads, Loose Neck Skin, Alternative to Botox & Fillers? (photo)

Full face lift age 48 1996 best thing I ever did, totally stopped aging process and I looked about the same then as I do now BEFORE procedure except 16 years later time marches... READ MORE

Lasting Results for MACS & PSP, is SMAS Included to Secure Muscle? (photo)

16 years since I had facelift and so far 5 doctor's responded to my question as to alternative to fillers and botex all seem to agree that a lower facelift is in order. Susie49... READ MORE

What Tx Recommended for Eyes with Puffy Bags & Wrinkles? Will Tattoo Eyeliner Be Cut Off? (photo)

What tx recommended for eyes with folds, puffy bags underneath Will surgery cut off the permanent eyeliner above and below? What can I do about upper eyes which didn't heal... READ MORE

What is Recommended for Inner Corner Up Eyelids and the Puffy Bags That Form Under my Eyes That ONLY Show when I Smile? (photo)

I had a facelift in 1995 and only remember I had a left droopy eyelid that was corrected and had some problem healing the lid. Often the inner corners look puffy or like extra... READ MORE

What is fat transfer, stem cells, growth hormone skin rejuvenation demonstrated 11-4-13 on The Doctors: "Video chat facelift"?

He said: " we draw serum & mix it w/stem cells which are fat cells. we don't do face lifts anymore without adding stems cells & growth hormone for the skin rejuvenation... READ MORE

Neck lift, mini lift, lower face lift, what is the difference? What procedure/s do you suggest for me? (photos)

I had successful long lasting SMAS facelift at age 48. 17 years later, loose skin came back; most distressing is I look sad when I'm not. Never had botox but once tried 1 ml... READ MORE

Recent comments from chellamia

I had a facelift done when I was 48 that I think truly it must have lasted until the present as at 65, I still look 10 years younger; however, starting in about 2010, I feel like I am looking about how I looked back then...a little... READ COMMENT

The most helpful comments I read here are from Dr. Robert Freund in NY. He said that the Viafill System is the only one that will centrifuge the fat at 50 G's for no more than two minutes and that it will filter out the contaminants... READ COMMENT

I went to a lecture by Dr. Roper in Clearwater, Florida and she had enlarged photos of some amazing results from the deep laser treatment where you do it once, not a series. It hits every cell and people with deep lines looked like... READ COMMENT

It's nice to hear positive reports but you must know that there is 62% people who are happy with the fat transfer (and therefore about 30% who are not and I wonder why) I'm very anxious to hear if you had long term results with this... READ COMMENT

Thank you for sharing your experience. Do you know if he used the method where they spin the fat first as I thought that procedure was suppose to make the fat take better. Hope to hear from you and that you get some benefit from the... READ COMMENT